Articles (Scientists)

A Letter to a Young Scientist
(Brilliant Young Minds)

I am writing to you today because I was informed that you have chosen science for a career. Well, congratulations my dear!

Sleeping during Working Hours!
(Science at Work)

I visited Japan in 2001 on a scientific mission; after going through my visit's program, I was surprised to see sleeping cabins to use during working hours!

The Internet and Mind Control
(Behavioral Sciences)

Does Facebook really connect people or provide an unrealistic version of reality? 

The Golden Touch
(Science at Work)

In Greek mythology, King Midas had asked the god Dionysus for the ability to turn everything he touched into gold; when he was granted his wish, he thought he had good fortune. Yet, he soon came to regret making that wish!

Ring Ring! Wake Up!
(Inventions and Inventors)

The earliest alarm clock dates back to around 250 BCE, and was invented by the Greeks.

Feel the Words
(Inventions and Inventors)

The code named after Louis Braille is the standard form of writing and reading used by blind people in virtually every language around the world. 

Herophilus and Erasistratus: The Butchers of Alexandria
(Life Sciences)

Thousands of years ago, during the golden era of scientific enquiry in the 3rd century BCE, our hometown Alexandria of Ptolemaic Egypt was the world’s greatest center of learning and scholarship. 

Dr. Mona Bakr: The Voice of Nanotechnology in Egypt
(Women and Science)

Mona Bakr was a young female Egyptian pioneer in nanotechnology and contributed to establishing this vital scientific field in Egypt. 

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